Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Red Recruitment 247
Horncastle, UK
24 May 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
This vacancy is being advertise on behalf of Red Recruitment 24:7 Ltd. The post code provided is for Red Recruitments head office and not that of our client.

This exciting job opportunity will enable successful applicants to work in a world class manufacturing environment renowned throughout the paper sack industry for its award-winning print capabilities and respected as one of the leading packaging companies in the UK, supplying all types of paper sacks.

As a multi-skilled Electrical Maintenance Engineer, you will have at least 3 years' experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment and be a fully qualified electrician with 17th or 18th Edition certification. You will be responsible for:

* Maintaining high standards of health and safety

* Efficiently performing planned preventative maintenance/servicing and reactive maintenance on all production machinery on site

* Delivering fast, effective electrical and mechanical fault finding and put corrective measures into action

* Attending and repairing machine breakdowns in a timely manner

* Troubleshooting and fault finding

* Working closely with the manufacturing teams to ensure all machines are running to their full potential

* Developing detailed knowledge and understanding of specific site requirements

* Assisting with the installation and development of new projects and equipment/machinery

* Hosting and controlling contractors in line with site operating procedures

* Identification and ordering of parts and materials as required

* Recording tasks completed or uncompleted in the shift log

* Be available when on call to ensure effective response and resolution of reported maintenance issues

Your hours of work will be:

* Two shift rotating pattern; Monday to Thursday 6 am to 2 pm, 2 pm to 10 pm; Friday 6 am to 11 am, 11 am to 4 pm (35 hours/wk).

* Plus, rotating on call system for weekday out of hours (10 pm to 6 am) and cover for weekends when machines are running. If you work additional hours as a result of being called out for a machine breakdown these hours will be paid at the agreed overtime rates.

The skills required:

* Multi skilled maintenance engineer with an electrical bias

* Served a recognised electrical apprenticeship - City & Guilds or equivalent in a fast-moving manufacturing environment

* Qualified to the 17th or 18th Edition Electrical Wiring Regulations

* Familiar with TPM, planned routine maintenance, basic fault-finding methods and an understanding of electronics

* Knowledge and practical experience of PLC systems, DC Drives, Inverters, Hyrdraulic and pneumatic systems

* A proven track record in fault finding and diagnostic skills

* Be able to complete all areas of maintenance across the site including general building/auxilliary maintenance

* Ability to work cooperatively within a team and under own initiative when required

* Committed and flexible attitude to the role and be able to respond proactively to production demands

* Strong verbal and numerical skills

* Basic computer skills

* Sound understanding of Health, Safety, Environment and Hygiene Standards

* Looking to progress within a growing company

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